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LETTER: Leaving the EU will prove to be a mistake

I just want to challenge the idea mentioned a few times in the paper last week that those that voted ‘remain’ in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union last year should ‘get over’ the result.

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LETTER: Register objections before it’s too late

We are appalled to see a demolition notice suddenly posted on the ‘The Shrubberies’, 46 Newbold Road, just weeks after the council refused planning permission for the proposed development of the site.

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LETTER: Investing in eco energy will create jobs

LETTER: Investing in eco energy will create jobs

Climate scientists have been warning us for years that we cannot afford to burn any more fossil fuels.

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LETTER: Money hemorrhaging out of NHS

LETTER: Money hemorrhaging out of NHS

I am writing with regard to two topics, the first being the increasing difficulty of parking at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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LETTER: We trail behind many other countries

I’m so glad Andrew Lewer, MBE shared with us the confidential information he must be party to in his position as Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands.

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LETTER: Life saving drug’s withdrawal will be devastating

It is devastating to hear that kadcyla – a crucial life-extending treatment for women with incurable secondary breast cancer – faces being withdrawn from the NHS, following the failure of NICE and the drug’s manufacturer, Roche, to reach an agreement.

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Three reasons readers have written in this week...

Three reasons readers have written in this week...

The postbag and inbox were full of readers letters as usual.

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LETTER: Has charging blue badge holders freed up spaces in disabled car park?

LETTER: Has charging blue badge holders freed up spaces in disabled car park?

I am not in the habit of writing to newspaper letter pages but I have read with interest the comments about parking at the Royal Hospital at Calow.

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LETTER: Political point scoring with Trump comments

LETTER: Political point scoring with Trump comments

So the ‘Beast of Bolsover’ is at it again calling Donald Trump a fascist and not fit to walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela.

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LETTER: We live in such a selfish world

LETTER: We live in such a selfish world

Recently my husband and myself tried to get a parking space outside the Portland Hotel where there are very few bays for disabled nowadays thanks to our the madness of our local council, which has given at least 50 per cent to taxis and loading.

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LETTER: Brexit really does mean Brexit

LETTER: Brexit really does mean Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May provided much needed clarity in her Brexit speech where she set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives.

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LETTER: Join us at public meeting about fracking

LETTER: Join us at public meeting about fracking

Your article on the recent vote by councillors against fracking plans in the Eckington area reflects the growing concern in our region about the fracking industry.

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LETTER: Fracking supplement did little to allay my fears and some suspicions

LETTER: Fracking supplement did little to allay my fears and some suspicions

I welcomed the provision of some clarity on the issue of fracking.

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LETTER: Stop moaning about Brexit and get over it

LETTER: Stop moaning about Brexit and get over it

Dave Johnson’s remoaner’s rant on a recent letters page beggars belief. He is classing everyone who voted for Brexit as little Englanders or as xenophobes.

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LETTER: Address hospital issues or heads should roll

I am writing in regards to my visit to Chesterfield Royal Hospital on January 23.

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LETTER: Health service needs to be properly funding

LETTER: Health service needs to be properly funding

The Derbyshire Times report of the elderly cancer patient who waited more than ten hours in Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s accident and emergency department was shocking.

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LETTER: Scathing criticism of NHS is counter productive

There is an old cliche about kicking someone when they are down, and I feel this applies in some cases when I read some of your correspondents’ letters about the NHS, and in particular about Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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LETTER: Cost of sandwiches is nothing in comparison to other expenses

LETTER: Cost of sandwiches is nothing in comparison to other expenses

I read with interest your recent article, December 29, about Chesterfield Borough Council spending approximately £735 on coffee and sandwiches for councillors attending full council meetings over the course of 2016.

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New Queens Park Sports Centre

LETTER: Queen’s Park is a fantastic facility

I would like to congratulate Chesterfield Borough Council on the fantastic facility that is Queen’s Park Leisure Centre.

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Deadline today to defend your free press

LETTER: Abolish law and protect press freedom

I strongly object to the threat to press freedom contained in section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act.

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